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Get Marty: Local Family Deals With Home Remodeling Nightmare

MONESSEN (KDKA) -- A local family reached out to Get Marty desperate for help with a bad contractor.

"He ruined my home. He took my money," says Beverly Brahler, of Monessen.

The Brahlers hired contractor Scott Sines of Bethel Park two years ago.

The family says Sines took nearly $20,000 from them and left their home a wreck.

"He will not return phone calls. He will not finish the job," says Brahler.

KDKA reached out to Scott Sines. He told KDKA'S Marty Griffin he was sorry he didn't finish the job.

Sines said he would make payments to the family to cover the costs of finishing the job. He made his first payment last week.

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Experts say to protect yourself, always get three bids on a contract, and pay by credit card.

Never give a contractor more than a 10 percent deposit or $1,000, whichever is less.

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